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A Collection Of LGBTQ History

Lyndsey D’arcangelo reports on a new online LGBTQ archive which “is the largest searchable digital archive of LGBTQ history [that] brings together 1.5 million pages of rare and unique content covering social, political, health and legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities around the world”.

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The Data That Can Outlive Humanity

G. Clay Whittaker reports on groundbreaking research that is working toward developing a digital data storage system that is capable of surviving for billions of years.

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Copyright & Cultural Memory Conference: 9th June 2016/The Lighthouse/ Glasgow

About the Conference How does copyright impact the access to, and use of, our shared cultural heritage across borders, and online? Copyright and Cultural Memory is a free one-day conference, organised by CREATe, designed to explore this essential question. It will take place on the 9th June 2016 at The Lighthouse, Glasgow. Specifically, the conference…

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Reborn digital

adj. Of or relating to a physical object that has been digitized and stored in an online archive, making it more readily accessible. wordspy.com/index.php?word=reborn-digital

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York: Gateway to History – Community Archives Guidance Resources

York: Gateway to History – a two-year Heritage Lottery Funded project we collaborated with last year – has now officially ended. You can read all about the project highlights in the final blog post of the project’s Community Collections & Outreach Archivist – Sarah Tester here.  One of the main legacies of the project is…

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Reimagining Libraries In The Digital Era: Lessons From Data Mining The Internet Archive

In his continued engagement with work at the intersection between data and society, Kalev Leetaru’s latest piece discusses how libraries are grappling with how to reinvent themselves in an increasingly digital world in which they are no longer a primary gatekeeper to and/or of knowledge and what that may mean for us as library users…

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A Guide to Using Yarncommunity.com

As the formal launch of Yarncommunity.com draws nearer, users may find this instructional video helpful in telling their digital stories. Happy Storytelling!

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Fun Details About Their Advantages and Einstein to Science and Math

Application, shop household photos when along with technical hardware like cellular devices, laptops and pc computers can have resolve easy logistical dilemmas, become a music selection and provide as a multimedia leisure center, among a plethora of additional uses. If you have a concept for a software product that’ll resolve an issue or tackle a…

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Going Beyond Digitisation Conference

“Many places seem to be digitising their collections at the moment but, often due to funding restraints, very few are considering what happens after digitisation. It’s fantastic to increase access to material using digital copies and a website but is this enough? Does innovation stop there before it has even started?”  To learn more about…

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Should Archivists Document Collective Memory?

“How do people assign meaning and weight to past events? Sociologists have coined the term “collective memory” to describe it. And it turns out that collective memory doesn’t just dictate the way groups recall the past en masse. Rather, wrote Jeannette A. Bastian, an event’s “memory trajectory” also influences the ways archivists preserve history—and opens…

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